Fabinho to miss Liverpool’s clash with Burnley due to family bereavement

It follows confirmation of the death of the midfielder’s father

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confirmed Fabinho will play no part in Saturday’s home game against Burnley due to a family bereavement.

The 27-year-old Brazil midfielder’s wife, Rebeca Tavares, confirmed on social media that his father has died.

Klopp said: “I would like to say it’s a private situation. Fab is here and is doing what he’s able to do and that’s it pretty much.

“We all feel for him, we all feel with him. We all gave him and his family our condolences and tried to give him all the warmth, all the love, we have at this moment and that’s it. The rest is private.”

Klopp revealed Jordan Henderson and Thiago Alcantara could return to action after playing in a behind-closed-doors game against Aston Villa this week.

Published: by Radio NewsHub